On June 27, author Zig Zag Claybourne will join Midwest BSFA on Twitter for the bi-monthly #blackscibookclub discussion of his story, “Revolver.” We asked him about his background, his love of writing and his upcoming projects. Read More
Midwest BSFA member Mildred “Ill Mil” Fallen, host of Deeper than Atlantis: Diggin’ In Da Crates on Soul Public Radio, is one of nine MCs featured on Gamma, Cincinnati hip-hop producer Homage-CVG’s concept album centered around The Incredible Hulk. Fallen is on the roster among rhyme veterans, including Kyle David (Five Deez/Sons of Silverton), Boogie Bang (Red Eye Blue), Vibe One (Watusi Tribe), and Citoak (Watusi Tribe/Sons of Silverton). We talked to her about her Gamma contribution, her hip-hop background and her foray into comics. Read More
We recently talked to Midwest BSFA member Napoleon Maddox about his Dec. 18 event “A Dance Between Dana Franklin and Millie-Christine,” a performance that will merge the real lives of Millie-Christine McKoy (subjects of his upcoming show, Twice the First Time) with Octavia Butler’s science fiction character, Dana, from the novel Kindred. Read More
Indie author Valjeanne Jeffers Skyped in to participate in our cyberfunk panel at Pandoracon last month. Midwest BSFA recently talked to her about her nerdom, her writing career, and operating in predominately-white, predominately-male genres. Read More
Aiesha recently appeared on the BLKBOARD podcast again! Click here and give it a listen! Thanks to Jermaine Dickerson and Mike Tre Randall for having us!
Due to a last-minute conflict, we missed Chad Taylor at last month’s Queen City Black Comix Day, but we wanted to make sure we followed up with him about his new sword-and-soul comic, Sword of Tora, his follow-up to the debut of the 5ive footers. Check out what he has to say as he brings us up to speed on what’s been working on. Read More
This month, Midwest BSFA co-founder Aiesha Little was interviewed for Ghettoblaster Magazine‘s website! Check it out here!
Illustrator/musician Derrick Dankwa is coming to Queen City Black Comix Day on June 25! Danwka received his BFA from the Art Academy of Cincinnati in 2015 and is currently working on his own comic series, Antonym, which follows the story of two rival samurai, who also happen to be siblings. Alongside his illustrative work, he recently released a rap/hip-hop CD called HEAT. Read More
Local comics creator Charles Washington set to attend Queen City Black Comix Day on June 25! We talked to him about his comics journey and what he hopes to achieve with his work. Read More